Posts tagged "state employees"

The Solution is Pension Reform. Let's Work Together to Save Our State.

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Illinois has a major problem on its hands — and, it’s not going away. It’s Illinois’ pension problem. And, it impacts us all. Whether you are a hard-working teacher, employee of the State, a taxpayer or a family trying to make ends meet, everyone in Illinois is affected. Watch here to learn more. How serious... Read more »

Do furlough days make sense?

Recently, under attack for giving big raises to his staff, Governor Quinn issued an order requiring all State nonunion employees to take off 12 more days of unpaid work this year – which now makes a total of 24 unpaid “furlough” days. These days of non-work are said to translate to a 9.2% reduction in... Read more »

Why we have no choice but to change the rules for current workers

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